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Dietz, Norman

Overview
Works: 280 works in 1,010 publications in 1 language and 48,280 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Satire  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Nature stories  Bildungsromans  Western stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
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Most widely held works by Norman Dietz
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nineteenth-century boy, floating down the Mississippi on a raft with a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom
The Odyssey by Homer ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Greek epic tells of the adventures of the hero Odysseus during his perilous and protracted journey home from the Trojan War
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain ( )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift ( )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; and a country ruled by horses
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain ( )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With wit and nostalgia, Mark Twain transports you to America's past when steamboats ruled the mighty rivers. Aclaimed as the author's most brilliant non-fiction, Life on the Mississippi offers a unique glimpse into Twain's personal life before he became the most popular humorist of his time."--Container
A man without a country by Kurt Vonnegut ( )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the greatest minds in American writing, Kurt Vonnegut has left an indelible impression on literature. Now this iconic figure shares his often hilarious and always insightful reflections on America, art, politics, and life in general
White Fang by Jack London ( )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain ( )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Hank Morgan is cracked on the head by a crowbarin 19th century Connecticut, one of literature's most extraordinary fantasy tales begins to unfold. Awakening to find himself in the England of King Arthur, Morgan discovers a world of fear, injustice and ignorance hiding behind a Utopian mirage. The tough-minded Yankee must overcome daunting obstacles, including Merlin the magician as he sets out to enlighten sixth-century England
The prince and the pauper by Mark Twain ( )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain ( )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The title story of this collection of short stories features the tale of the "most honest and upright" town of Hadleyburg, whose residents boast of their unsmirched moral character. A stranger, offended by the pious reputation of the town, devises a plan to bring its honored residents to shame. Is there even one righteous man in Hadleyburg?
A journey to the center of the earth by Jules Verne ( )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fantastic voyage is undertaken from a volcanic crater in Iceland to the center of the earth
Roughing it a personal narrative by Mark Twain ( )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two American originals, Mark Twain and the West, come together in this documentary of the author's seven-year "pleasure trip" to the silver mines of Nevada. Twain had originally planned the trip to be a three-month "vacation;" not surprisingly for someone of Twain's temperament, the trip lasted seven years. His journey, like his book, has a way of taking ever-unexpected turns
The bear in the attic by Patrick F McManus ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of essays, McManus ponders the strange allure of the RV, a thirtieth-century hunting trip, the art of wrestling toads, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't catch, and what happens when a bear named Pooky decides to hibernate in the attic
Tom Sawyer abroad by Mark Twain ( )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom's plan to become famous involves Huck Finn and his friend Jim in a crusade to the Holy Land by balloon ascension
Old yeller by Fred Gipson ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too! But he sure was clever, and a smart dog could be a big help on the wild Texas frontier. Strong and courageous, Old Yeller proved that he could protect Travis' family from any sort of danger
20,000 leagues under the sea by Jules Verne ( )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a French scientist and his companions who travel the seven seas in the mid-nineteenth century as prisoners in the submarine of the mysterious Captain Nemo
Mosby's men by J. H Alexander ( )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexander presents a first hand account of the daring adventures, scenes and operations of Mosby's Rangers during the Civil War, spring 1864
Heading out to wonderful a novel by Robert Goolrick ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small Virginia town, Charlie Beale meets Sylvan Glass, the bride of the town's richest man, and Sam Haislett, the son of owner of the butcher shop where Charlie gets a job, and soon the interaction between Charlie, Sylvan, and Sam alters the town forever
The mutiny on board H.M.S. Bounty by William Bligh ( )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Bligh documents a two year journey from Plymouth to Tahiti and back, including a mutiny that found him adrift in an open boat with only two day's rations and 47 days from landfall
The celebrated cases of Judge Dee ( )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An authentic seventh-century Chinese magistrate solves three crimes
 
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